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FORSYTHIA mandshurica

Very early flowering and hardy plant. Large yellow flowers on bare stems. Good autumn colour with leaves turning yellow-orange to red. Grows to 1 metre high but spreads laterally by suckering
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£25.00 each 

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021
  • Yellow
  • Height - 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - birds like the buds, honey fungus, forsythia gall
  • Place of origin - northeastern China
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Serrulate - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Ovate - see photos above
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 2
    Suitable for: Deciduous shrubs and trees that flower in Spring or early Summer on previous year's growth, including plants that produce new growth at or near ground level.
    Pruning: Prune flowered shoots to strong buds. Cut back approximately 1/4 of old shoots to the base to promote replacement growth.
    When: Annually, after flowering.

    RHS groups 2 & 3
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile
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1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2m (6½ft)
 

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